Tag: sales tips

How to Update Your Elevator Pitch for 2019

It’s time to update your elevator pitch. Jeffrey Hayzlett, Chairman of the C-Suite Network, has some tips for you.

Competitor Objection? No Problem!

No matter how smooth the sales process goes, you will at some point face objections. And, a common objection is the mentioning of a competitor. If a prospect brings up the fact he or she is working currently or plans to work with the competition, don’t give up. Instead, take action.

How to Keep Calm and Pick Up the Phone

Even if you’ve been in sales for years, it’s likely you still feel a little anxious before picking up the phone to call a prospect.

There are 100 Billion Customer Types. Go Figure.

There are billions of “Customer Types.” Want to sell them all? You can do it in five words: Look, Question, Listen, Harmonize, Practice.

A Winning Image Starts With a Good Self-Image

A good self-image doesn’t follow success – it precedes it, as Robert L. Shook says in his book Winning Images. Someone saddled with a poor self-image may fool some people some of the time, but eventually they’ll fail, unless they comes to grips with their basic self-image.

Why Preparation Is An Essential Part of Sales Success

How many times have you gone into a sales meeting without a plan, hoping the prospect would do what you want? More than likely you did not get the desired results.

How To Find Your Perfect Deal Champion

When trying to close a sales deal, having a champion on your side can make the process much faster. But you can’t just go and pick out anyone and expect him or her to help move the deal along.

How to Be A Great Salesperson in 2019

How are you feeling at the beginning of this new year? Do you feel like you’re the best at what you do? If not, it’s time to change that.

The New Breed of Salesperson. A Non-Salesperson.

There’s a new type of salesperson emerging. They’re steeped in product knowledge and practical problem solving capability.

Cold Email Subject Lines That Get Your Emails Read

An email’s subject line has an undeniable impact on open rates: 33% of email recipients open an email based on the subject line alone. But, just knowing the importance of a subject line doesn’t mean you will write effective ones.

Voicemail Messages That Will Get a Call Back

Voicemail … is it where deals die? Maybe not if you know how to leave the right message.

Research Reveals Best Way to First Contact a Prospect

It’s no secret that top-performing sales reps do things differently than others in the industry. Thankfully, recent insights shed some light on the tactics of top performers, as well as what buyers want during that first contact.

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